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Flood Control Project Wins Third Award

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Flood Control Project Wins Third Award

On February 21st, the 4th Street South Flood Protection project won its third award when Chapter 4 of the North Dakota Society of Professional Engineers (NDSPE) presented HEI with the Outstanding Engineering Design Award. 

The annual award recognizes an outstanding design project of an NDSPE-affiliated firm that demonstrates exeptional engineering design, innovation, originality, functionality, and overall achievement in overcoming challenges and meeting client satisfaction. 

This project has also received awards from the American Public Works Association and the American Council of Engineering Companies of North Dakota.  

Project team with the award plaque pictured left to right: Gabe Bladow, Jacob Wognum, Mike Buerkley, Luke Beckermann, Bjorn Berg, Randy Engelstad, and Greg Thompson

About the Project

The project's success means that residents in the 4th Street South Fargo neighborhood can continue relying on the certified flood protection to reduce the likelihood for future emergency flood fighting efforts. This project also keeps properties out of the floodplain, protecting residents from paying flood insurance, which saves them hundreds of dollars per year. 

Learn more about this award-winning project. 

Aerial view of 4th Street South floodwall and earthen leveeClose up view of award plaque